Graduate Studies at University of Waterloo

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Program Information

School:Graduate Studies at University of Waterloo
Faculty:Faculty of Environmental Studies
Degree:Master
Field of Study:City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning
Description:The University of Waterloo’s School of Planning is the only planning school in Canada to offer programs at the bachelor's, master's, and PhD levels. Its graduates are well-qualified for the workplace –with programs recognized by the Canadian Institute of Planners, and as a co-op program, where students receive 20 months of paid work experience as they earn their undergraduate degrees.

The School of Planning takes an interdisciplinary approach, with students learning about environmental planning, urban design, political systems, law, and housing. Located in the Faculty of Environment's LEED Platinum certified Environment 3 building, it draws upon multiple disciplines to research and teach issues in planning for sustainable development.
URL:Planning at Graduate Studies at University of Waterloo
Careers:Urban and Land Use Planners

Admission Requirements

Prerequisites:*

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

    A four‐year honours bachelor degree (or equivalent), with a minimum overall average of 78%, from a recognized university; the undergraduate degree may be in planning or other fields relevant to planning including: architecture, biology, civil engineering, economics, forestry, geography, geology, landscape architecture, law, political science, sociology, or other resource disciplines or social sciences. The name of one or more School of Planning faculty member(s) who would be a suitable advisor.

    Application Notes : Application materials Résumé/Curriculum vitae Supplementary information form Transcript(s): Two official academic transcripts from each post‐secondary institution. Writing sample: At least one substantial example of work completed during the last two years of academic study. Students with professional experience may submit a professional report of which they were sole or senior author. References Number of references: 3 Type of references: at least 2 academic. English language proficiency (ELP) (if applicable)

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on October 14, 2016